The Barrier (1979 film)

The Barrier
Directed by Christo Christov
Produced by Kiril S. Kirov
Written by Pavel Vezhinov
Starring Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy
Cinematography Atanas Tasev
Release dates
  • August 1979 (1979-08) (Moscow)
  • 11 November 1979 (1979-11-11) (Bulgaria)
Running time
148 minutes
Country Bulgaria
Language Bulgarian

The Barrier (Bulgarian: Бариерата, translit. Barierata) is a 1979 Bulgarian drama film directed by Christo Christov. It was entered into the 11th Moscow International Film Festival where it won the Silver Prize.[1] The film was selected as the Bulgarian entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 52nd Academy Awards, but was not accepted as a nominee.[2]


See also


  1. "11th Moscow International Film Festival (1979)". MIFF. Retrieved 15 January 2013.
  2. Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
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